LIONEL LEMOINE FITZGERALD
ROCKS AND RIPPLES, HOWE SOUND, B.C.
signed with initials and dated ‘42
24 ins x 18 ins; 60 cms x 45 cms
Thom writes that it took FitzGerald eight years to make the western journey which Varley had suggested in his letter of 1934 but when FitzGerald visited his daughter on Bowen Island in the summer of 1942 “...his reaction to the landscape was immediate and forceful.”
Ian M. Thom, Living Harmony: FitzGerald’s British Columbia Landscapes, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, page 4.